Original Royal Navy HMS Dunedin – Ships Badge 1919
HMS Dunedin was a Danae-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy.
Built by Armstrong Whitworth, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
In October 1920 HMS Dunedin, with the other three British vessels, was sent to assure protection of the unloading of munitions intended for Poland, at Danzig.
In 1931 she provided assistance to the town of Napier, New Zealand, after the strong Hawkes Bay earthquake, in a task force with the sloop Veronica and the cruiser Diomede.
Early in the Second World War, HMS Dunedin was involved in the hunt for the German battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau after the sinking of the armed merchant cruiser Rawalpindi.
In 1941HMS Dunedin was still steaming in the Central Atlantic Ocean, just east of the St. Paul’s Rocks, north east of Recife, Brazil, two torpedoes from the German submarine U-124 sank her.
Overall 8in 20cm
Badge 6.5in 16.5cm
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